Featured Matches
Previous
Valencia
Malaga
3
0
FT
Game Details
FC Augsburg
Borussia Dortmund
2
3
FT
Game Details
Marseille
Nice
4
0
FT
Game Details
Sporting Kansas City
Houston Dynamo
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Getafe
Almeria
1
0
FT
Game Details
Getafe
Almeria
1
0
FT
Game Details
Valencia
Malaga
3
0
FT
Game Details
FC Augsburg
Borussia Dortmund
2
3
FT
Game Details
Marseille
Nice
4
0
FT
Game Details
Perugia
Bologna
2
1
FT
Game Details
FC Union Berlin
Nurnberg
0
4
FT
Game Details
FSV Frankfurt
RB Leipzig
0
0
FT
Game Details
VfR Aalen
Kaiserslautern
2
2
FT
Game Details
AJ Auxerre
Valenciennes
1
2
FT
Game Details
Ajaccio GFCO
Troyes
0
4
FT
Game Details
Chateauroux
Orléans
0
0
FT
Game Details
Le Havre AC
Créteil
1
1
FT
Game Details
Nimes
Arles
2
2
FT
Game Details
Niort
Clermont Foot
0
0
FT
Game Details
Sochaux
Dijon FCO
0
1
FT
Game Details
Stade Laval
AC Ajaccio
0
0
FT
Game Details
Go Ahead Eagles
Willem II Tilburg
1
0
FT
Game Details
Achilles '29
Fortuna Sittard
0
3
FT
Game Details
FC Den Bosch
Jong Ajax
2
0
FT
Game Details
Helmond Sport
NEC Nijmegen
1
4
FT
Game Details
Jong PSV
FC Eindhoven
1
3
FT
Game Details
RKC Waalwijk
Jong FC Twente
1
2
FT
Game Details
SC Stormvogels Telstar
Almere City
3
1
FT
Game Details
Sparta Rotterdam
FC Volendam
0
5
FT
Game Details
VVV Venlo
FC Emmen VV
1
4
FT
Game Details
Academica de Coimbra
Vitoria Setubal
1
1
FT
Game Details
Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast
Terek Grozny
0
1
FT
Game Details
Balikesirspor
Akhisar Belediye
1
2
FT
Game Details
Caykur Rizespor
Genclerbirligi
1
1
FT
Game Details
KAA Gent
KV Kortrijk
0
1
FT
Game Details
Helsingborg
Halmstad
1
4
FT
Game Details
Orebro SK
Brommapojkarna
3
1
FT
Game Details
Athlone Town FC
Cork
2
2
FT
Game Details
Bray
UCD
2
0
FT
Game Details
Derry City
St Patricks
0
1
FT
Game Details
Dundalk
Bohemians
3
2
FT
Game Details
Limerick FC
Drogheda Utd
0
3
FT
Game Details
Shamrock
Sligo
1
0
FT
Game Details
Glenavon
Ballymena
2
1
FT
Game Details
Coleraine
Portadown
0
0
FT
Game Details
Sporting Kansas City
Houston Dynamo
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Queretaro
Monterrey
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Tijuana
U. de G.
2:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Aberystwyth
Bangor City
3
3
FT
Game Details
Carmarthen
Port Talbot
2
1
FT
Game Details
Newi Cefn Druids
Connah's Quay
3
2
FT
Game Details
Airbus UK
Newtown
3
0
FT
Game Details
T.N.S.
Rhyl
6
1
FT
Game Details
Fort Lauderdale Strikers
San Antonio Scorpions
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Unión de Santa Fe
Crucero del Norte
3
0
FT
Game Details
Huracán
Patronato
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Instituto de Córdoba
Ferro Carril Oeste
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Independiente Rivadavia
Atlético Tucumán
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Temperley
Sp. Belgrano
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy
San Martín de San Juan
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Atlante
At. San Luis
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Coras Tepic
Lobos BUAP
1:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Joinville
Oeste
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Sampaio Correa-MA
América Mineiro
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Santa Cruz FC
Goianiense
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Arica
Palestino
2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
12 de Octubre
Nacional
Postp
Game Details
Bidvest Wits
Moroka Swallows
3
0
FT
Game Details
Chippa United
Ajax Cape Town
1
1
FT
Game Details
Next
 Posted by ESPN Staff
Feb 7, 2011

Larsson happy to stay at Birmingham

Sebastian Larsson insists he is happy at Birmingham despite enduring a "difficult" January which left him doubting whether the club wanted to keep him or not.

Larsson came off the bench to set up team-mate Nikola Zigic for the winner in Sunday's crucial 1-0 win over relegation rivals West Ham.

The Swede was a regular for the midlanders in the first half of the season but has had to settle for a place on the bench recently after he came close to leaving the club during the January transfer window.

Blackburn and Newcastle had bids accepted for Larsson - whose contract expires in the summer - but he was unable to agree terms with either club, and Manchester City were also linked with the 25-year-old.

He admits that talk of him leaving the club left him unsure about his future, but is now keen to move on and do all he can to help Birmingham's push for survival.

"It has been a strange January for me, I'm not going to lie," said Larsson. "I'm going to be honest - at one stage it didn't seem at one point that the club knew what they wanted to do to me. I'm not criticising them, I'm just telling the story how it was.

"It was quite difficult from one day to an other not knowing what they wanted to do to me. "It's not an ideal situation for me but the window is closed now and I have said all along that I'm happy where I am.

"The lads are terrific here. I have always got along with the fans very well so I do my best for them There has been a lot of speculation and everyone knows my contract is running out but I just want to try to get back and focus on football."

Larsson is delighted that Nikola Zigic has finally started to silence his critics after the lanky Serbian scored his second in two games yesterday.

Despite his towering 6ft 7in frame, the Serbian had trouble adapting to the physicality of the Barclays Premier League after arriving from Valencia in a £6million deal last summer.

But the West Ham winner will only serve to boost the striker's confidence and Larsson is confident that his team-mate will go from strength to strength now.

"The criticism towards him has been a bit harsh but he has come really good for us recently," the Swede said. "He's a threat and we really know how to play with him and we are finding each other better and better.

"I think we have seen a lot better of him recently. He has really come alive for us. He has been terrific in the last couple of games and scored the winner again yesterday.

"He is really getting used to the English side of it now - the physical side of it.

"He lets us play a different type of game if we have to and he gives us a different threat, which was successful at West Ham."

Zigic was linked with a return to Racing Santander in the January transfer window but opted to stay with Birmingham.

He admits the speed of the Barclays Premier League took him by surprise but is confident that he has now learned how to adapt to the game.

"I am very happy. I scored and I understand a bit more now how the team plays and the players know how to play with me," Zigic said. "Now it's better. I think it has been coming. It is very physical, the Premier League. It's a battle. The league is very fast."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.